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St Andrews Links

Pilmour House, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
+44 1334 466666
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A golfing Mecca for the most accomplished golfer to the enthusiastic amateur, a trip to St Andrews Links is one which realises the ultimate dream for golfers worldwide. From the iconic Swilcan Bridge on the Old Course to Tom Morris’s masterful architecture on the New Course, St Andrews Links has developed over 600 years to become one of the most famous locations in golf. Perhaps most fascinating however, is the fact that all seven courses at St Andrews Links are public and open to everyone. St Andrews Links is the largest public golfing complex in Europe. From the terrifying sight of Hell Bunker on the Old Course to the gentle slopes of the Balgove, the Home of Golf has become the ultimate golfing destination for all ages and abilities. The three championship courses; the Old Course, New Course and Jubilee Course run parallel to each other along the famous St Andrews Links West Sands of St Andrews. Nestled on the opposite side of the Links are the Eden, Strathtyrum and the only nine hole course, the Balgove. A five minute drive from town is the seventh course, the award winning Castle Course which offers dramatic views over St Andrews from its spectacular cliff top location. Away from the course, explore the fantastic facilities St Andrews Links has to offer. Learn the game where it was first played at the St Andrews Links Golf Academy. The Academy offers first-class tuition from PGA-Qualified St Andrews Links professionals and is home the only Callaway Performance Centre (custom-fit) in Scotland. The driving range has over 60 bays, including 22 indoors, and a landing zone which is over 400 yards long. All mats are air cushioned, and five bays include the Power Tee automated system. There is short game area, which includes a replica of Road Bunker, and a putting green, once the second on the Eden Course and regarded as one of the finest in St Andrews. Shop our fantastic range of official merchandise from our five retail stores, the Old Course Shop, the 18th Green Shop, the Links Clubhouse Shop, the Castle Course shop and the oldest golf shop in the world – Tom Morris. Finally relax in the Swilcan Restaurant in the Links Clubhouse, The Eden Clubhouse or the Castle Course Clubhouse with a wee dram as you reflect on your visit to the Home of Golf.
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Pilmour House, St Andrews KY16 9SF, Scotland
+44 1334 466666

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The atmosphere is set by seeing aspiring golfers practising their short game on the putting green, then seeing them tee off in the splendour of the Old Course.The view towards the beach and the links makes this a beautiful setting.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Where in the world can you stroll on a world famous golf course on a Sunday with simply spectacular views of the town , beach and sea. You have easy walking access to everywhere. It is just a unique situation. Superb.

Thank Tony D
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great afternoon walking around St Andrews Old Course I didn't get a chance to play on the course this time but what a wonderful course & the history of the course, just across the road is the Museum as well.

Thank Brian J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

even in winter there's no better kept courses top class venue best facility's great day out cant wait to return

Thank Russell G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Played the Old Course and it is amazing and fantastic in every way. Get a caddie well worth it. If you like golf this will exceed all expectations.

Thank Tony M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped into Pilmour House Swilcan Lounge (bar at St Andrews) twice after wondering around the golf course. Great place to have a couple of beers/red wine while the sun sets. Weren't sure whether we would be allowed in no problems and everyone so friendly....More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I much appreciated the history of this beautiful golf course. St Andrews is a beautiful town, and if you are a golf-lover, a must-see.

Thank Amy C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though I don't play golf, I definately soaked up the atmosphere and grandness of this wonderful course. I was most surprised that you could walk right up to it and even on the greens - I thought I must be doing something wrong but...More

Thank Vikstar68
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St Andrews is amazing little town and world famous. I’d recommend a trip whether or not you are a golfer. A beautiful part of Scotland.

Thank chris_golland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Despite being relatively flat there are few simple holes and every one is different, presenting their own challenges, often exacerbated by the constantly varying weather conditions. They deserve their world renowned status.

Thank trevor494
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Ian R
15 January 2018|
Response from StAndrewsLinks | Property representative |
Hi Ian. We look forward to welcoming you when you do visit us. With regards to the best month, you're likely to have more success outwith the high season which we consider to be 16 Apr - 14 Oct for the Old Course. However... More
john c
12 December 2017|
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Response from StAndrewsLinks | Property representative |
Hi John. The only way we can possibly arrange you pairing up with other golfers is via our daily ballot. More info on this can be found on our webpage: standrews.complay/courses/old-course/booking-the-old-course
Tony M
17 October 2017|
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Response from Timothy C | Reviewed this property |
The weather is mostly in the 50's F. Easy to get on the Old Course. But you must play off mats in the fairways. Hit in the rough and play off grass.